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<p>BusBoss now features the customizable SmartRoute Dashboard&trade;, which alerts directors to different factors while planning daily bus routes, such as students not assigned to stops or routes.</p>

School Bus Management / Training

School Bus Software Offering More Accessibility, One-Stop Shop Options

Choices abound for routing and fleet maintenance software packages that are available on any web-connected device, eliminate the need to spend time importing and exporting data to one central location, and automatically track a variety of information in real time.

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NAPT News & Views — Love the Bus builds vital relationships
Love the Bus is about continuously re-forging the important relationships between our industry and the students, families and schools — the customers — we serve.
IC Bus Exec Trish Reed Talks Propane, School Bus Sales
Reed discusses the benefits of IC Bus’ new propane school bus, which the manufacturer sees tying in to projected growth in alternative fuels.
<p>More than 175 prospective school bus drivers and attendants took part in a job fair in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in July. Thirteen operations participated in the fair, which was held at Kent ISD.</p> 20 Tips for Dealing with Driver Shortage
School bus driver shortage is an ongoing challenge for the industry that has gotten worse recently, SBF research has found. Here, we share best practices in tackling the problem, from boosting recruiting efforts to addressing absenteeism.
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Pre-trip inspection module
InterMotive’s new pre-trip inspection module is designed to automatically turn on and off all chassis-controlled exterior lights, including brake and reverse lights.

Distracted driving app
SeatbeltGuard, a vehicle device, and TextGuard, a phone app, work together to help fleet managers prevent distracted driving and to monitor other driver behaviors, company officials said.

Conventional school bus inspection training DVD
The DVD is designed for drivers preparing for the test to earn a CDL. It shows the pre-trip inspection process and is broken down into several chapters.

Obstacle detection system
MobileTRAQ Vue now includes the SenseStat Obstacle Detection Backing Sensor System.

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<p>June 1966</p> PHOTOS: Vintage ads from the SBF archives, Part 2

Take a trip back to another era of pupil transportation with these classic ads from past issues... Visit photo gallery

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